Tech execs running the commercial space race
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company is reeling from the loss of SpaceShipTwo, which crashed in California's Mojave desert on Friday, killing one of its pilots and seriously injuring the other. Branson, ...
Tesla shares rev up after mystery tweet
Tesla Motors shares raced higher Thursday after founder Elon Musk tantalized fans via Twitter with a hint the electric carmaker will unveil a new model next week.
Even without Tesla, electric car batteries can help California
California leaders are wringing their hands now that Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for its planned $5 billion "gigafactory." Lost to California is a battery superfactory with 6,500 on-site jobs, ...
Elon Musk gets fresh challenge with space contract
With a $2.6 billion contract for his firm SpaceX to build a spacecraft for carrying astronauts to the International Space Station, Elon Musk's star is on the rise again.
Court: Tesla Motors can sell directly to buyers
The highest court in Massachusetts has thrown out a lawsuit aimed at blocking Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers.
Nevada governor enacts Tesla tax break package
Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory ...
First bill in Tesla deal sails through Assembly
The Nevada Assembly has unanimously approved the first of four bills that make up a package of up to $1.3 billion in tax breaks and incentives the Legislature is considering to seal a deal to bring Tesla ...
Few critics as Nevada mulls Tesla tax breaks
The Nevada Legislature has adjourned the first day of a special session considering an unprecedented package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.
Nevada offers Tesla up to $1.3B for battery plant
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is asking state legislators to approve tax breaks and other incentives worth up to $1.3 billion over 20 years to bring Tesla Motors' battery factory to the state.
Tesla selects Nevada for battery plant (Update)
Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for a massive, $5 billion factory that will pump out batteries for a new generation of less expensive electric cars, a person familiar with the company's plans said ...
Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker
From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of electric cars.
Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations
Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric cars in a new bid to promote popular adoption of the technology in China.
Where's the real value in Tesla's patent pledge?
With the much-anticipated arrival next month of electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla's Model S to Australian shores, it's a good time to revisit Tesla's pledge to freely share patents. ...
Tesla loss widens as it ramps up expansion plan
US electric automaker Tesla Motors reported Thursday a widening loss in the past quarter amid record revenues as it ramped up plans for a giant battery plant for future vehicles.